The Underwater World of the Coral Reef Author:Ann McGovern There is a strange and beautiful place beneath the sea. — It is a place of towers and tunnels, caves and castles. — Red trees and green mushrooms grow on steep cliffs in the water. Purple lacy fans sway gently to and fro. — The water is alive with creatures in all the colors of the rainbow. Some have stripes. Others have dots. A few are as big as p... more »illows. Others are smaller than your thumb.
A pink basket behind a rock is so big you could hide in it. A white Christmas tree the size of a penny grows on another rock.
Blue fingers reach up toward the top of the sea. A forest of horns and spiky antlers grows nearby.